A North European silver small-sword with scabbard, 2nd half of the 18th century Thrusting blade of flattened hexagonal section, with short fullers on both sides and bearing the inscription "ANTONIO PINCINIO". Heavy silver hilt decorated in spiral relief with a guard plate turned up on one side (visible soldering on the quillon). Grip wrapped with corded silver wire. Leather-covered wooden scabbard with stamped locket and (replacement) chape, both fashioned in silver. Length 101 cm.
An Italian sword with cut iron hilt circa 1560/70 Double-edged, flatly ridged blade, the ricasso stamped "MZ" under a crown on both sides. The short groove etched with "DE FRANCISCO ZUIZ EN TOLEDO". Finely cut and open-work iron hilt (loosened, slightly curved up at the ricasso) with pas d'*ne on the reverse side. Iron wire grip traversed by silver and with Turkïs heads. Length 107.5 cm. Lavishly cut hilt. http://www.hermann-historica.de/auktion/images63_max/18973.jpg